Simon Armitage signs butt

In a tradition dating back to the 17th century, Yorkshire-born poet Simon Armitage has been gifted with a butt of Sherry to celebrate his appointment as poet laureate.

Spain’s Alma Carraovejas buys two Galician wineries

Spanish wine company Alma Carraovejas in Ribera del Duero has snapped up two wineries in Galicia for an undisclosed sum as part of its vineyard expansion plan.

Pancho Campo robbed at gunpoint in Cape Town

Former Master of Wine, Pancho Campo, was kidnapped and robbed at gunpoint in Cape Town last weekend during a visit to discuss the upcoming W12 Congress, it has been revealed.

Cava DO hires six experts to advise on zoning project

The Consejo Regulador del Cava has hired six wine experts to review proposals for its segmentation and zoning project, after nine producers formally broke ranks with the DO to set up producer-led group Corpinnat at the start of this year. 

db Eats: Arros QD

August 7th, 2019

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